Ubuntu install of Diamondback Shadow Robot Stack
These instructions only cover installing The Shadow Robot stack on a supported Ubuntu-based machine. If you discover problems installing them on other platforms, please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Configure your Ubuntu repositories
Configure your Ubuntu repositories to allow "restricted," "universe," and "multiverse." You can follow the Ubuntu guide for instructions on doing this.
Setup your sources.list
Setup your computer to accept software from ROS.org.
Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid)
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu lucid main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list'
Ubuntu 10.10 (Maverick)
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu maverick main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list'
Ubuntu 11.04 (Natty)
sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://packages.ros.org/ros/ubuntu natty main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ros-latest.list'
Set up your keys
wget http://packages.ros.org/ros.key -O - | sudo apt-key add -
Install the Shadow Robot stack:
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install ros-diamondback-shadow-robot
It's convenient if the ROS environment variables are automatically added to your bash session every time a new shell is launched:
echo "source /opt/ros/diamondback/setup.bash" >> ~/.bashrc . ~/.bashrc
If you have more than one ROS distribution installed, ~/.bashrc must only source the setup.bash for the version you are currently using.
If you just want to change the environment of your current shell, you can type: